Re: [PATCH] drm/buddy: Fix alloc_range() error handling code

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On 07/02/2024 17:44, Arunpravin Paneer Selvam wrote:
Few users have observed display corruption when they boot
the machine to KDE Plasma or playing games. We have root
caused the problem that whenever alloc_range() couldn't
find the required memory blocks the function was returning
SUCCESS in some of the corner cases.

Can you please give an example here?

The right approach would be if the total allocated size
is less than the required size, the function should
return -ENOSPC.

Gitlab ticket link -
Fixes: 0a1844bf0b53 ("drm/buddy: Improve contiguous memory allocation")
Signed-off-by: Arunpravin Paneer Selvam <Arunpravin.PaneerSelvam@xxxxxxx>
Tested-by: Mario Limonciello <mario.limonciello@xxxxxxx>
  drivers/gpu/drm/drm_buddy.c | 6 ++++++
  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_buddy.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_buddy.c
index f57e6d74fb0e..c1a99bf4dffd 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_buddy.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_buddy.c
@@ -539,6 +539,12 @@ static int __alloc_range(struct drm_buddy *mm,
  	} while (1);
list_splice_tail(&allocated, blocks);
+	if (total_allocated < size) {
+		err = -ENOSPC;
+		goto err_free;
+	}
  	return 0;

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